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Take a gastronomic tour of Budapest on this 4-hour food and wine tasting experience. Escorted by a private guide, you’ll visit the city’s Great Market Hall and sample traditional Hungarian dishes, wine and spirits. You’ll be led on foot from each culinary stop to the next, enjoying the intimate feel of a small group setting. You’ll also receive insider tips on some of the best restaurants in the city.

Highlights

  • 4-hour small-group Hungarian food and wine tasting tour of Budapest
  • Market visit and introduction to Hungarian food, wines and spirits
  • Wine-tasting (3 wines) included
  • Enjoy delicious typical Hungarian food
  • Escorted by an English-speaking guide

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What You Can Expect

Budapest Food and Wine Tasting Tour

Budapest wine tasting & lunch

Your tour begins with a visit to Budapest’s Great Market Hall, where you’ll receive a helpful overview of the Hungarian produce. Your private guide will educate you about use of the country’s renowned paprika spice, as well as local meats and vegetables. Become a quick expert on how Hungarian meals are prepared while taking note of the ingredients called for in famous dishes.

After leaving the Great Market Hall, the next stop will take you through the city to the popular butchers and patisseries to sample classic delicacies like kolbasz (Hungarian sausage) and Dobos Torta, a sponge cake layered with chocolate butter cream and topped off with caramel. The delicacies provided will vary depending on the time of year that you visit.

After you have some food in your stomach, you’ll travel to a local shop for the wine-tasting portion of the tour. You’ll be offered three traditional Hungarian wines as your guide reveals the history and secrets behind each variety. The tour will conclude at a wine bar just a short walk from the Great Market Hall.

Customer Reviews

Michael

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our guide was very interesting and well versed in Hungarian food culture/history. All of the locations visited served excellent food and wines/aperitifs. Lots of good information about the various food/wines of Hungary. You really get your money's worth on this tour!

Dave JN Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We did a food and wine tour of Budapest a few weeks ago with our guide Szofia. The great thing was there was only four of us so it was quite a personal tour where we were lead by Szofia to indulge in the magnificent food and the wine of Budapest and the surrounding regions. The market has a fantastic atmosphere and when we left there on foot and explored other locations eating and drinking our way around the streets of Budapest we had a thoroughly relaxed and enjoyable experience. The lunch Belvarosi Disznotoros was fantastic as we tasted a wonderfully wide range of food with every bite a delicious treat in an enjoyable atmosphere. The wine tasting at Tasting Time was also exceptional with delightful wines and delicious array of cheeses provided. Szofia provided a wonderful tour experience throughout with her breadth of information and her fantastic personality, style and relaxed conversation.

Symon H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Excellent! We learnt about local food, culture and history. The tour guide was excellent, personable and a knowledgable. Sophie ? developed an instant rapport with us. Highly recommend it, make it the first thing you do there as its a great foundation for the rest of your stay.

Top tip..... Visit Budapest!! It's a wonderful city.

Stephen R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Sophia was the best tour guide, as we stopped through out Budapest to sample Hungarian food and drink. I highly recommend this tour, since you are educated on not only food and drink, but also the Hungarian culture, history and lifestyle.

LeAnn A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This was absolutely wonderful! Be sure not to eat before because there is so much to taste on this tour. Budapest is a lovely city and our guide was very informative as we walked. We tasted a good variety of regional favorites, food and beverages! The finally was wine tasting in a lovely wine cellar. We highly recommend this tour!

George M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Barbara was fantastic with here knowledge and dedication to the group. A great and enjoyable time.

Barbara S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was the best thing we did in Budapest! Our guide Gabriella was a delight and the small group size made this an exceptional tour. I highly recommend this tour.

Timothy J V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We met our guide at the Central Market in Budapest and she took us on an incredible eating and drinking tour. She was very knowledgable about all the food and wine we were served. And it was a lot of food. Don't eat breakfast. This tour was well worth the cost and would highly recommend it to anyone planning a visit to this beautiful city.

Lisa R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Very enjoyable. The tour guide was very knowledgable and very pleasant.

Holly H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

We had the best time in this tour. Suzie was our guide and she was very knowledgable! It was a lot of fun learning and tasting Hungarian food and wine! I highly recommend it and would do it again!

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